2017-08-10

Baby's first clothes pouch

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Uma das minhas cunhadas está grávida e pediu-me que lhe fizesse uma bolsinha em tecido para a primera roupinha do bebé. É um menino e vai chamar-se Iúri de Jesus. Sinceramente, não vou comentar o nome, o que diz muito sobre o que acho dele. 

One of my sisters in law is pregnant and asked me for a pouch for her baby's first clothes. It's a boy who they will name Iúri de Jesus, I will absent from comments, which says much of what I think about it. 


Mas pronto, essa foi a escolha dos pais e eu, como boa tia que sou, lá bordei o nome do rapaz a ponto cruz, coisa que não fazia havia anos. Fartei-me de fazer e desfazer. Fiz a maior parte já à noite com pouquíssima luz por preguiça de mudar de sítio, até que eventualmente acabei por fazê-lo. No entanto, continuei a fazer e desfazer por mais um bocado. Aliás, se prestarem bem atenção ainda ficou um erro que a mim me salta logo à vista, mas que já não tive coragem de desmanchar depois de tudo. 

Well, it's a parents choice anyway, and as a good aunt - which I am - I cross stitched the boy's name, which I haven't done for years. I did and undo so many times. Most of it I made at night with little light because I was lazy to move to another place; eventually I did though. Still, I kept making mistakes and unstitching for a little longer. Actually, there's an error if you pay attention, quite visible for me, but I wasn't brave enough to unpick it anymore. 


Comprei o tecido com as luas, estrelas e bolinhas numa loja local porque não tinha nada (clássico) adequado a um menino bebé. E como sei que o azul sempre foi uma das cores preferidas da mãe, fazia questão de fazer a peça em azul. Já o tecido do forro consegui tirar dos que já tinha por casa. A manta acrilica que tinha para o enchimento não era suficiente para o projecto que tem um tamanho A4 (mais ou menos), então usei uma manta polar para o efeito e resultou muito bem. 

I bought the moons, stars and dots fabric at a local shop because I didn't have anything (classic) baby boy appropriate in my stash. And since I know his mother's fave color has always been blue, I was sure to make it in this color. As for thr lining fabric, it came from my stash. I was running out of quilt batting so I used a piece of a fleece blanket instead and it worked just fine. 


A bolsa é bem simples, e como estava com preguiça de fazer o meu próprio molde procurei um que fosse grátis online e encontrei o pap do blog Alfacinha. Só vos queria chamar à atenção para algo, o molde que ela nos dá deve ser cortado na dobra do tecido, não me apercebi de ter visto essa informação em nenhum lado e é importante. Fiz uma versão simplificada e em vez de laços para abrir e fechar, optei por colocar duas molas kam. Já foi entregue e aprovadíssima pela mamã. 

It is quite simple to make, and since I was quite lazy to draw a pattern for this I searched online for a free one and found it at Alfacinha blog (it is in portuguese though - I am sure you can find an english version somewhere). I made it simpler than this one ans skipped the lace as closure, exchanging it for two kam snaps. It has been delivered and aproved by the mother. 

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